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Celebrate: Frank Sinatra 100 Years!

Whilst the Moon transited both Taurus and my twelfth house, I would dream the most lucid astral plane dream in long ages.  At the centre of that dream encounter was the man of the hour, the newly refocussed, Frank Sinatra.  … Continue reading

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Francis Albert Sinatra!

Veni… Vidi… Vici! Happy 100th Birthday Frank! That’s Life Vocals: Frank Sinatra Album: That’s Life (1966) Label:  Reprise Writers: Dean Kay & Kelly Gordon Funny how some songs capture a time and a moment.  Late 1982, Merlin was in town … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Coming To Dinner!

Recently, I caught up with old friends; a bunch of Leos all, we decided to get together and share our birthdays which all six fall within an eight-day period.  I still have yet to actually meet someone born on August … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday Billie Holiday!

Billie Holiday. 07.04.191517.07.1959 God Bless The Child Voice: Billie Holiday Composition: Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr. c. 1939 ________________ Fine and Mellow Written: Billie Holiday c. 1939 Live TV recording 1957. Voice: Billie Holiday Piano: Mal Waldon Double Bass: Milt … Continue reading

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432 Park Avenue.

Architecture as high art. At last, New York City’s two iconic structures, Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, have a companion.  Henceforth, there will a troika of granite structures which ever will define Manhattan. Not a day goes by without … Continue reading

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Pink Chair II.

Conté Drawing 3.5 x 4.0 Feet © 1992 George Hawken Provenance: Artist’s private collection. Though this drawing of me was completed before I left Toronto for Vancouver in 1994, I never did see it until returning to living in Toronto, … Continue reading

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Ball Game.

Oil on Canvas 36 x 36 Inches © 2013 Wim Heldens Provenance: Private collection http://www.wimheldens.com/ Love Wim’s masterful sensual use of light and colour. ______________________ Twenty years ago, when flying in to Manhattan from Vancouver to be with then lover, … Continue reading

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Acrylic on wooden container lid.

Acrylic on wooden container lid…found object 22” x 22” © Aner Candelario ________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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